Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen was limited today with what is being described as a “charley horse” from team officials. Timonen suffered the injury on his first shift of the game, Wednesday night.
Timonen may limit himself in Friday’s morning skate, but he will play.
The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Daniel Carcillo one game and fined coach John Stevens $10,000 for his actions at the end of Wednesday night‚Äôs Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series against Pittsburgh
No changes for the Flyers on their
top two lines in practice today. Daniel Carcillo did practice and was talking like he didn’t expect to be suspended.
Defenseman Luca Sbisa took a few shifts with the Flyers fourth line in practice and couple replace Carcillo in the lineup
Penguins Practice Report
The Penguins went through a 50 minute workout this week. The team was very loose and it was mostly a skilled practice with a lot of shooting drills.
All 23 players were accounted for, including Chris Kunitz whose wife Maureen had a baby boy Wednesday morning.
The Penguins expect a different Flyers team to show up. No lineup changes are expected but I will have a update from Mellon Arena around 11:00 a.m. tomorrow.
Zigomanis inching closer to practicing with teammates
Forward Mike Zigomanis has been skating on his own for about a week now. He went through a 45 minute work with Mike Kodar prior to the Penguins practice. Zigomanis will be evaluated by Dr. Charles Buke on Wednesday. He should be practicing with the Penguins by next Friday.